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History of Madness – Track 5

Professor Keirsey had his lecture course on Madness taped on cassettes in 1982.  This post is the fifth audio track.  More audio tracks will follow. Track 1:  The beginning of History of Madness lecture course He surveys the idea of madness “as … Continue reading

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The History of Madness — Track 1

Professor Keirsey had his lecture course on Madness taped in 1982.  This is the first audio track.  More audio tracks will follow. He surveys the idea of madness “as far back as we can go”.  At the end of the … Continue reading

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The Judge Rotenberg Center  Artist: Kim Noble  The JRC Have you ever heard of the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC)?  Probably not.  They are, well, infamous to most of us in the profession.…

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Disable Madman: Part II

Disable Madman Part II The European Reform In 1793 Philippe Pinel took charge of the Salpetriere and Becetre asylums in Paris, the turning point of method in the management of inmates. Pinel found that if inmates were not neglected and … Continue reading

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Disable Madman: Part I

DISABLE MADMEN Part I It is not easy to act-as-if-mad because such action requires ability. The more complicated the action, the more ability required. What medicine men discovered long ago was that by disabling inmates of asylums inmates were not … Continue reading

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